Affordable Housing Helps Local Artist Express Creativity

Sandy lives with Calgary Housing Company in Mission. “People are kind here” says Sandy as we meet in the lobby of her building. A TV can be heard from the common room in the background, and Sandy says hello to her neighbours as they come and go. Her building is operated in partnership with LAMDA, […]

We All Belong – The Vibrant New Mural in the East Village

If you walk by East Village Place this summer, you’ll notice what was once a drab concrete wall is now a vibrant mural. The creators of Calgary’s newest mural are Calgary Housing Company employee Cindy Stegmeier and her partner Dale Ewing. They are also residents of the East Village. “The title of the piece is […]

Partnership Blog Post: Momentum on High Cost Credit

Some Loans Come With a Steep Price Tag Non-traditional loans may seem like a good option, but they can carry high costs and big risks There are a lot of very good reasons someone might need to access an emergency loan, however these loans usually come with hidden costs that can lead to a cycle […]

Partnership Blog Post: Momentum

Highlighting Our Partners: The Basics of Credit with Momentum Calgary Housing Company is made stronger through partnerships with organizations across Calgary that are helping empower Calgarians through positive social change. One of those partnerships is with Momentum. Momentum provides financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and skills training programs to support people who live with financial barriers. They […]

Building Resilience and Empowerment through Community Connections

Ladies in the Family Foundation Ladies in the Family Foundation (LIFF) is a non-profit organization focused on building relationships among immigrant women with a focus on black women and girls to increase their economic, social, and emotional wellness as they navigate building new homes, businesses, and work lifestyles in Canada. They partner with Calgary Housing […]

A Fresh Perspective to Fight Food Insecurity

As four out of five Canadians report being concerned about the cost of food, a partnership between Calgary Housing Company (CHC), Fresh Routes Market, and Calgary Dollars is helping CHC and area residents access affordable and healthy food. The Fresh Routes Market at Manchester offers fresh food at prices that are 25 per cent lower than […]

Cold Weather and Heat in Your Home

Cold Weather Maintenance Advisory – December 21, 2022 Calgary is currently experiencing extremely cold temperatures that are impacting people in their homes as well as outdoors. Please be aware, however, that with the extreme cold temperatures, most heating systems are only able to maintain a temperature of 19-20 degrees Celsius. Please do not report a […]

Tips to Prepare Your Residence for Winter

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter   This December is forecast to be unseasonably cold. Some winter maintenance emergencies can be prevented with a little bit of advance work. This can save you time and money by preventing a burst pipe or slipping on an icy sidewalk.   Outside Shut off water at the source […]

National Housing Week

Affordable Housing Builds Great Communities To celebrate National Housing Week 2022 and specifically November 22 as National Housing Day; Calgary Housing Company is highlighting the important role safe, affordable housing plays in building community. Affordable housing provides many benefits for individuals and families – stability, security, confidence, and pride. It also provides significant benefits to […]

Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips to Keep Your Family and Your Neighbours Safe Calgary Housing Company’s mission is to “Make life better for Calgarians through the provision of safe, affordable housing to low and moderate income households”. As safety is a vital component of this, CHC puts significant effort into identifying and managing risks that may arise at […]

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